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IEG: Project status updates – February

Localized the project page for Kannada Wiki for better collaboration with Community. ಸದಸ್ಯ:Omshivaprakash/ಯೋಜನೆಗಳು/ಕನ್ನಡ_ವಿಕಿಮೀಡಿಯ_ಯೋಜನೆಗಳನ್ನು_ಡಿಜಿಟಲ್‌_ಲೈಬ್ರರಿಗಳೊಂದಿಗೆ_ಬೆಳಸುವುದು Crowd sourcing project pages reviewed to fix the flow. Requested community members &...

IEG For Kannada Wikipedia

IEG For Kannada Wikipedia

About an year ago, we found that it is almost becoming difficult/worse to search the Kannada books on DLI (Digital Library Of India) and OUDL (Osmania University Digital Library). Reasons: Index found in these digital libraries used latin letters for book names i.e....

Fix: expr: syntax error while running rkhunter

If you're trying to run rkhunter check on your server and finding expr: syntax error for all binaries, it might be due to outdated file properties database. Run the following command to fix it: rkhunter --propupd --update After updating the file properties database,...

Help for Editing Urdu Wikipedia

If you wish to contribute back to this list, please send me a personal message from the contact page to be added as a contributor on hackpad. View Editing Urdu Wikipedia on Hackpad.

Zimbra Desktop 7.2.7 not loading on Ubuntu 15.04

Zimbra desktop installation on my system was prompting me to upgrade the installation to the latest 7.2.7 version. I downloaded the installer (zdesktop_7_2_7_ga_b12059_20150629062326_linux_i686.tgz) from Zimbra and found that it was not working. For couple of weeks...

Android Fix: Adb finds device but not fastboot

I was trying to flash my nexus 7 (2012) with Android L but failed to do so as fastboot couldn't find my devices. I thought it was Multirom etc which I had on my device causing problem. It turned out that my ubuntu was unable to identify the device specifically for...

Add 32bit package support for Debian/Ubuntu/Mint

Many applications which look for 32bit packages on your Debian/Ubuntu/Mint packages would need ia32-libs packages. Earlier it was possible to get this package installed and later on it has been removed from all distributions. The best way to get back the 32bit package...

Creative Commons & Allama

A late night chat with Shri NAM Ismail (Prajavani) gives me a chance to look at creative commons from Vachana's point of view. For few of my questions and observations on Creative Commons adoption in India here is what he had to say: "If you can understand allama then...

Let’s Learn Together! 

I spend time exploring FOSS solutions and try to build language tech for #Kannada. If you have an interesting problem, feel free to share it with me. We can try solving those use cases in collaboration. 

You can also find my other community collaboration work at https://sanchaya.org & https://sanchifoundation.org 

 

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